Horizon Foundation
Grants Made in December 2014

Carver Foundation of Norwalk, Inc. Novelette Peterkin, Executive Director  Norwalk, CT
One-year grant of $20,000 to support the Youth Development Program.
Casting for Recovery Bonnie Holding, Maine Program Coordinator Stratton, ME
One-year grant of $7,000 to support the Maine Program Retreat.
Connecticut Audubon Society Michelle Eckman, Director of Education Fairfield, CT
One-year grant of $20,000 to support the Science in Nature Program.
Ecology Education, Inc. Drew Dumsch, Executive Director Saco, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support ecosySTEM - Integrating Ecology & Sustainability Science with School Reform Initiatives.
Educare Central Maine Kathryn Colfer, Executive Director Waterville, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support Maintaining Continuity of Care (COC): Closing the achievement gap starting at birth.
Environmental Funders Network  Jo D. Saffeir, Coordinator Portland, ME
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Climate Change Funder Conversation Series.
FARMS (Focus on Agriculture in Rural Maine Schools) Beth McPherson, Board Treasurer Damariscotta, ME
One-year grant of $12,500 to support the Director's position and help with the development of youth program on healthy food.
Friends of Midcoast Maine Jane LaFleur, Executive Director Camden, ME
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Community Institute and general operations.
Girls on the Run Emily Clark, Executive Director Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Maine Professional Development Initiative.
Historical Society of Princeton Erin Dougherty, Executive Director Princeton, NJ
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Nourish the Spirit Program Series.
Isles, Inc. Jean Shaddow, Managing Director Trenton, NJ
One-year grant of $20,000 to support Isles Youth Institute Student-Led Initiatives.
Kieve-Wavus Education Henry Kennedy, Executive Director Nobleboro, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to fund placement of Educators-in-Residence at three local schools.
Lift360 Elaine Tselikis, Director of Development and Communications Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Together: Strengthening Leaders, Nonprofits and Communities.
Maine Coast Heritage Trust Sarah Hale Krull, Foundations Manager Topsham, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to provide Land Trust Program Operating Support.
Maine Farmland Trust John Piotti, President and CEO Belfast, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support Securing a Future for Farming.
The Nature Conservancy in Maine Michael Tetreault, Maine State Director Brunswick, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support the Climate Change Mitigation Learning Team.
Portland Museum of Art Christi Razzi, Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations Portland, ME
One-year grant of $20,000 to support Collections Access for the 21st Century.
Portland Ovations Mary Campbell, Director of Development Portland, ME
One-year grant of $15,000 to support Ovations Offstage.
Portland Trails Kara Wooldrik, Executive Director Portland, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Connecting Portland by Trail for Safer Transportation.
Princeton Family YMCA Kate Bech, CEO Princeton, NJ
One-year grant of $20,000 to support the Y-Achievers 2014-2015 program.
Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Christopher Devine, Executive Director Oquossoc, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support the Camp Eco Venture Summer Youth Program.
Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut Debbie Burg, Grants & Foundations Coordinator Brookfield, CT
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Youth Development Programs.
Scarborough Land Trust Kathy Mills, Executive Director Scarborough, ME
One-year grant of $10,000 to support Community Engagement for Long-Term Stewardship of Benjamin Farm.
Student Conservation Association - SCA Wilke Nelson, Regional Gift Officer / Gift Planner Arlington, VA
One-year grant of $15,000 to support the Student Conservation Crew and an Intern to help conserve natural resources in Maine.
The Telling Room Heather Davis, Executive Director Portland, ME
One-year grant of $5,000 to support the Casco Bay Quest.
Trinity Counseling Service Amanda Blount, Development Director Princeton, NJ
One-year grant of $20,000 for general operating support.